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Poll: Americans overwhelmingly oppose sanctuary cities

An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that cities that arrest illegal immigrants for crimes should be required to turn them over to federal authorities. The poll shows that President Trump has broad public support in his effort to crack down on sanctuary cities. A survey from Harvard–Harris Poll provided exclusively to The Hill found that 80 percent of voters say ...

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Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart

Alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos on Tuesday resigned from Breitbart News after a video surfaced where he appeared to defend pedophilia, sparking outcry among liberals and conservatives alike. “Breitbart News has stood by me when others caved,” Yiannopoulos, a Breitbart senior editor, said in a statement. “I would be wrong to allow my poor choice of words to detract from my ...

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New national security adviser pick marks big change on Russia

President Trump’s replacement for former national security adviser Michael Flynn represents a stark new direction, both in policy and approach. Where Flynn was widely seen as a Trump loyalist whose extreme views mirrored the president’s own, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster has a reputation for speaking his mind to superiors — and has publicly staked out positions that are in direct conflict ...

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Juan Williams: Senate GOP begins to push Trump away

At what point do Republicans in Congress start looking out for their political future and go after President Trump’s ties to Russia? Even before the president’s national security advisor Michael Flynn was forced out, Gallup had President Trump with the worst ratings of his presidency so far — 55 percent disapproval to 40 percent approval.  At that point, the top ...

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Anthony Bourdain pokes Trump on Sweden

Anthony Bourdain, a television personality known for his shows on food and travel, offered some advice to President Trump following his remarks on a nonexistent Sweden terrorism incident. “You might consider actually reading your daily intel brief. Or I dunno, ask around the office,” Bourdain tweeted at Trump in response to Trump’s clarification on his comments. You might consider actually ...

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GOP loses top Senate contenders

The 2018 Senate midterm elections presents Republicans with a host of opportunities, but the party has already lost several top-tier candidates to fill the seats. GOP Reps. Sean Duffy Sean Duffy GOP loses top Senate contenders Duffy not running for Senate in 2018 GOP rep, CNN anchor clash over terror attacks MORE (Wis.) and Pat Meehan (Pa.) both recently announced ...

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Former Swedish PM: More murders in Florida where Trump spoke than in Sweden last year

Former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt responded to President Trump’s remarks on Sweden again — this time with statistics on the country’s crime rates. In a tweet Monday morning, Bildt said the counties Trump made the speech at in Florida experienced higher murder rates last year than the whole country of Sweden did. “Last year there were app 50% more ...

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CNN's Tapper blasts CPAC for Milo Yiannopoulos invite

CNN anchor Jake Tapper is ripping the Conservative Political Action Conference’s decision to invite far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at the annual meeting. In a series of tweets Sunday night, Tapper slammed the invite after a video surfaced of the Breitbart editor appearing to defend pedophilia. Tapper said he initially wanted to avoid discussing the revelation, but was urged ...

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Milo Yiannopoulos disinvited from CPAC

Far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos will not be allowed to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference. The decision comes while Yiannopoulos is roiled in controversy over a video in which he appears to defend pedophilia. The video clip was posted on YouTube in January 2016 but gained new traction on social media after a conservative blog shared it Sunday. American ...

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Breitbart employees threaten exit over Yiannopoulos

Employees at Breitbart News are reportedly prepared to leave the company if controversial senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos is not fired. Another senior editor at the publication told  Washingtonian Monday that “at least a half dozen” employees are prepared to leave the organization because of remarks Yiannopoulos made about pedophilia that gained attention this weekend. “The fact of the matter is that there’s ...

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